Connecticut Avenue car accident injures driver, blocks traffic

The driver of the vehicle that rolled over suffered serious injuries. (Photo: Mike Riggs)

Southbound traffic on Connecticut Avenue is blocked just north of the Dupont Circle Metro station after a rollover car accident, police say.

Police and fire officials say that the driver of the car that rolled over in the 1600 block of Connecticut Avenue suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver was extricated from the vehicle and taken to an area hospital.